Overview

Distribution

Sichuan, Xizang (Mêdog), Yunnan.
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Physical Description

Morphology

Description

Shrubs or trees; bark dark brown. Branchlets glandular yellow-brown pubescent when young, glabrescent. Leaves (3-)5-foliolate; petiole 2-6 cm; petiolules 1-1.5 cm; leaflets oblong-lanceolate, abaxially pilose on veins densely so when young, adaxially subglabrous, both surfaces yellowish glandular, base cuneate and slightly oblique, margin entire, apex acuminate to nearly caudate; central leaflet 5-10 X 2-3 cm. Cymes dichotomous, pubescent to subglabrous; bracts small. Calyx campanulate, ca. 4 mm, outside pubescent and densely glandular; teeth 5, triangular. Corolla ca. 1 cm, 2-lipped, tube ca. 6 mm, lower lip 3-lobed, upper lip 2-lobed and larger than lower lip, outside puberulent and glandular except at base, inside puberulent on lower lip and villous at insertion of filaments. Stamens included. Ovary glabrous. Style as long as stamens. Fruit globose, ca. 1 cm in diam.
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Ecology

Habitat

* Thickets along streams; 1000-2300 m.
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